Tourism & Hospitality
Tourism and Hospitality in West Virginia
Sustainable rural tourism development is a complex process. The WVU Extension
Rural Tourism Specialist provides participatory research, planning, and training
programs with support of a transdisciplinary team of WVU faculty and students.
Partnerships with Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Resources, Landscape Architecture,
Natural Resources Analysis Center, Graphic Design, Public Administration, Business
and Economics and other Colleges and Departments at WVU provide
a depth of knowledge and expertise strategically targeted to support the development
of a sustainable tourism economy in West Virginia.
Featured ProgramsWest Virginia Welcome Voices of Change Sharing Tucker Tourism First Impressions Recreation Economy Destination Competitiveness
If you have community-based tourism research, training, and technical assistance
needs, the WVU Extension Service can help.
Contact Doug Arbogast, WVU Extension Tourism Specialist, to discuss needs, availability and costs.